Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art

You are viewing artwork which was included in the Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art, which took place on Monday, November 22nd. The posted prices include the 20% Buyer's Premium and works marked “Sale Closed” remain available for possible after-sale purchase. Further details regarding buying with Cowley Abbott can be found by referring to our Conditions of Sale and the "How to Purchase" page.

Artwork by Frederick Grant Banting, Island Landscape
Lot #28
FREDERICK GRANT BANTING
Island Landscape

oil on board
signed lower right
8.25 x 10.5 ins ( 21 x 26.7 cms )

Sold for $43,200.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Artwork by Christian Marcel Barbeau, Rétine Ying Yang
Lot #15
CHRISTIAN MARCEL BARBEAU
Rétine Ying Yang

acrylic on canvas
signed, titled and dated 1966 on the reverse
54 x 54 ins ( 137.2 x 137.2 cms )

Sold for $60,000.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Artwork by John William Beatty, Early Spring, Algonquin Park
Lot #3
JOHN WILLIAM BEATTY
Early Spring, Algonquin Park

oil on board
signed lower left
8.5 x 10.5 ins ( 21.6 x 26.7 cms )

Sold for $168,000.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Artwork by Paul-Vanier Beaulieu, Still Life with Tomatoes
Lot #11
PAUL-VANIER BEAULIEU
Still Life with Tomatoes

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1948 lower right; signed on the reverse
28.5 x 23.5 ins ( 72.4 x 59.7 cms )

Sold for $10,800.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Artwork by Frederic Marlett Bell-Smith, Queen Victoria’s Jubilee Procession
Lot #22
FREDERIC MARLETT BELL-SMITH
Queen Victoria’s Jubilee Procession

oil on board
signed and dated 1897 lower right; inscribed “Queen Victoria’s Jubilee Procession passing the National Gallery, London, June 22nd, 1897” on the reverse
6 x 9 ins ( 15.2 x 22.9 cms ) ( sight )

Sold for $4,400.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Artwork by Ronald Langley Bloore, Peace Stars for Vince #IV
Lot #33
RONALD LANGLEY BLOORE
Peace Stars for Vince #IV

oil on board (diptych, framed together)
signed, titled, dated 1988 and inscribed “IV” on the reverse of each panel
96 x 96 ins ( 243.8 x 243.8 cms )

Sale closed.

Artwork by Molly Lamb Bobak, Beach Crowd
Lot #10
MOLLY LAMB BOBAK
Beach Crowd

oil on canvas
signed lower right
36 x 48 ins ( 91.4 x 121.9 cms )

Sold for $108,000.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Artwork by Molly Lamb Bobak, Interior
Lot #18
MOLLY LAMB BOBAK
Interior

oil on canvas
signed lower right
40 x 48 ins ( 101.6 x 121.9 cms )

Sold for $22,800.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Artwork by William Brymner, Longings / At the Window
Lot #72
WILLIAM BRYMNER
Longings / At the Window

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1887 lower right; titled on an exhibition label on the reverse
18 x 14 ins ( 45.7 x 35.6 cms )

Sold for $28,800.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, Jeté en l’air
Lot #61
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
Jeté en l’air

colour screenprint
signed, titled, dated 1976 and numbered 44/100 in the lower margin
28.75 x 40.25 ins ( 73 x 102.2 cms ) ( sheet )

Sold for $10,200.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, Red and Green
Lot #39
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
Red and Green

watercolour and collage
signed and dated 1957 lower right
18.5 x 22 ins ( 47 x 55.9 cms )

Sale closed.

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, Portrait of Ruth McCreary
Lot #71
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
Portrait of Ruth McCreary

oil on board
signed lower right; titled, dated and inscribed “For Cdn. Home Journal Mag il.l” on the estate label on the reverse; Inscribed “P-12” and “66” on a second label on the reverse
26.25 x 20.25 ins ( 66.7 x 51.4 cms )

Sold for $11,400.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, Purple, Lime, Brown
Lot #16
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
Purple, Lime, Brown

oil on canvas
titled and dated “1965 March” on the reverse
72 x 69 ins ( 182.9 x 175.3 cms )

Sold for $432,000.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Artwork by Franklin Carmichael, La Cloche
Lot #29
FRANKLIN CARMICHAEL
La Cloche

oil on board
dated 1936 and inscribed “OS-19” with the estate stamp on the reverse
10 x 12 ins ( 25.4 x 30.5 cms )

Sale closed.

Artwork by Alfred Joseph Casson, Sundown, Carson Lake
Lot #81
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON
Sundown, Carson Lake

oil on board
signed lower right; signed, titled and inscribed “Late Afternoon” on the reverse
12 x 15 ins ( 30.5 x 38.1 cms )

Sold for $23,000.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Artwork by Alfred Joseph Casson, Woodland
Lot #8
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON
Woodland

oil on board
signed lower right; signed, incribed “Ospringe” on a label on the backing card; titled on a label on the backing card
12 x 15 ins ( 30.5 x 38.1 cms )

Sold for $31,200.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Artwork by Alfred Joseph Casson, Near Kincardine
Lot #6
ALFRED JOSEPH CASSON
Near Kincardine

oil on board
signed lower right; signed, titled and dated 1968 on the reverse
9.5 x 11.25 ins ( 24.1 x 28.6 cms )

Sold for $40,800.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Artwork by Robert Davidson, Bird in the Air
Lot #49
ROBERT DAVIDSON
Bird in the Air

epoxy powder-coated aluminum
signed with initials, dated 2013 and numbered 4/12 on a brass plate at the side of the base; titled on a gallery label on the underside of the base
11 x 17.75 x 7.5 ins ( 27.9 x 45.1 x 19.1 cms ) ( overall (including base) )

Sold for $13,200.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Artwork by Nicholas de Grandmaison, Untitled Portrait
Lot #45
NICHOLAS DE GRANDMAISON
Untitled Portrait

pastel
signed lower right
22 x 16 ins ( 55.9 x 40.6 cms )

Sold for $8,400.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Artwork by Kim Dorland, Alley
Lot #20
KIM DORLAND
Alley

oil and acrylic on canvas mounted to board
signed, titled and dated 2006 on the reverse; signed, titled and dated 2006 along the upper edge; unframed
60 x 48 ins ( 152.4 x 121.9 cms )

Sold for $31,200.00
Sale date: November 22nd 2021

Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art

Monday, November 22nd at 7:00 pm EST
Four Seasons Hotel Toronto
60 Yorkville Avenue, Toronto
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